[ilds] Elizabeth David

Pamela Francis albigensian at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 14 19:00:01 PST 2008

Elizabeth David was living in Cairo at the same time as LD, and she was apparently sleeping with Olivia Manning's husband. Artemis Cooper has written a fairly thorough bio of her, and she is mentioned in Cooper's Cairo in the War. Hope that helps--pamela

From: dtart at bigpond.net.au
To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 09:56:11 +1100
Subject: [ilds] Elizabeth David

Last night on TV I watched a tele movie about the 
food writer Elizabeth David. It would appear from subsequent research that she 
knew LD. Can anyone elaborate on this?
Norman Douglas featured also and appears to have 
been a fascinating chap and quite an influence on the young LD. Sounds worth a 
Denise Tart & David Green
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Marrickville NSW 2204
+61 2 9564 6165
0412 707 625
dtart at bigpond.net.au
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